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This was my first introduction into latin america. Fell in love with it straight away. I didnt know anything about Panama City before coming here, I just found cheap flights from LA and its close to South America so I just went for it. This was the end of my booked flights or transportation, so because I had no exit fare I ended up getting a travel agent in Adelaide to book me a fake flight out of there, then cancell it after the itinery was printed so I could show customs. After ...
... how small the canal actually is, when the ships joins to lower, it is huuuuge! We could see all the workmen inside waving through these tiny little gaps. It's a pretty big ordeal to get these ships through, only those who are well trained are allowed to get ships passed so captains have to give up their role for the 8 hours journey.
We hadn´t heard of them but the San Blas Islands are a must see in Panama. They´re a big group of ...
... We settled in an anonymous hostel in the old town and we went for dinner with our traveling companions at a place called Cafe Coca Cola, which someone says was the place where Fidel Castro and Che Guevara planned their invasion of Cuba; I don’t know if the legend is true, but I found it a bit weird that they chose a restaurant with that name.
The next day we strolled around Casco Viejo, the interesting and picturesque old town full of dilapidated buildings ...
... hated the heat and embraced any bit of cool that blew our way. When the kids couldn't take the heat any longer (even ice cream didn't help!), we headed back to our apartment so the girls could cool off in the tiny pool. It was a lovely setting - lush, green, and shady. I was hoping to catch another glimpse of the monkeys we had seen that morning. For dinner, we drove over ...
... and the officials at the Costa Rican border were unhelpful. We spent 6 hours at the border, most of which I spent lying horizontally on the luggage slabs to relive my aching back. We got to our destination at 20:30.
We headed towards Quepos on the Pacific Coast to visit Parque Nacional Manuel. From our Great Monkey Hotel (not a monkey in sight) we set off on an easy hike in the cloud forest. According to Wikepedia a cloud forest is ...